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  • The Man With The Foot Shaped Mouth And The Cross Shaped Heart

    Contributed by Chanon Mullens on Feb 15, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Peter, In all His faults was still worthy to serve Christ

    1. WHO WAS THIS MAN SIMON? • He was the third disciple called by Jesus (VS 42) • Andrew 1st and John 2nd • Peter was Andrews brother (VS 40) • Jesus recognized Simon before he was officially introduced • He immediately recognized Simon’s leadership qualities and changed his name • This was more

  • Joseph

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 31 ratings

    Advent is a time of preparation and repentance, and it turns out that Joseph’s story has a few things to teach about those very things.

    Joseph…the husband of Mary. The Bible doesn’t really tell us that much about Joseph. Legend has it that he was an elderly widow. Supposedly that explains why he was able to honor Mary’s virginity during the first months of their marriage and why he quietly disappears from the narrative more

  • A Model Of Young Person For Our Time: Joseph

    Contributed by Créteur Fabien on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 8 ratings

    Joseph was a young person who can still mark us! Even thousands of years later! A dreamer that God employs...

    UN MODÈLE DE JEUNE POUR NOTRE EPOQUE : JOSEPH Lecture : Gense 37/ 34 ; 41/37-43. L=histoire de Joseph, n=est pas fictive c=est la pure réalité. Il est allé aussi bas que l=homme puisse aller, et il est aller aussi haut que l=homme puisse tre placé. D=un puits profonds  more

  • "John - The Forgotten Cousin At Christmas"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 27 ratings

    John the Baptist often gets overlooked in Christmas sermons. John introduces the ministry of Jesus. Christians are to continue the ministry of Jesus.

    “JOHN – The Forgotten Cousin At Christmas” Luke 1:6-66 INTRODUCTION: Christmas sermons always deal with the birth of Jesus … as well they should. HOWEVER, His cousin John gets left out a lot, when it comes to Christmas sermons. John is only 6 months older than Jesus. What did John and more

  • Why John The Baptist?

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 79 ratings

    Why did God call and entrust his message to John the Baptist rather than Herod or the priests

    Thornage 07-12-03 Luke 3:1-8 The mission of John the Baptist Have you ever wondered why God spoke to an uncouth fellow like John the Baptist rather than to the “great and good” like King Herod or the High Priest Caiaphas. Conventional wisdom would more

  • Inventory In The Pig Pen Series

    Contributed by Pastor Dempsey Daniels on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 33 ratings

    Inventory in the Pig Pen

    Introduction A. Inventory Time 1.When a businessman must take time to count all his possessions 2. The time when the facts are must be faced for profit or loss B. The young man who took inventory in a pig pen 1. When all was counted, he found he had great loss 2. His resolution, "I will more

  • "Making Crooked Roads Straight"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 8, 2003
    based on 105 ratings

    John the Baptist is a great example to anyone wanting to be a follower of Jesus Christ.

    Luke 3:1-6 “Making Crooked Roads Straight” By: Rev. Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA Johnny and his wife went to the funeral of cousin Billy at a little country church just down the road that they admired. But when they went more

  • You Have Found Favor With God

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 129 ratings

    The Archangel Gabriel said Mary was selected to become the mother of Jesus because she had “found favor with God.” What was it about Mary that caught the Lord’s attention. What qualities did she possess which “found favor with God?”

    As we continue our study of the Gospel According to Luke, I want to focus our attention on the person of Mary. Of all the women of Judah, she was chosen by God to become the mother of the Messiah, the King and Redeemer of Israel. Gabriel said she was selected because she had “found favor with more

  • Are You Ready

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 43 ratings

    Four things we must do to prepare for an encounter with the King.

    Luke 3:1-6 Prepare The Way Woodlawn Missionary Baptist Church February 5, 2006 Introduction (I found chapter 2 in Ian Malin’s book "Preparing For Revival" helpful in preparing this message.) Read Luke 3:1-3 We all have our heroes, don’t we? Each of us have people whom we admire. We more

  • He Came...preaching

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Feb 20, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    Four marks of biblical preaching

    Luke 3:7-20 He Came…Preaching Woodlawn Missionary Baptist Church February 19, 2006 Introduction What is your definition of great preaching? From time to time I hear comments about sermons or preachers that cause me to make mental notes about what people consider to be great preaching. For more

  • Suffering Through Suffering

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    The story about the Sisters of Lazarus help us to develop a response to suffering.

    She was a successful business woman, actually she was a successful business owner and that was virtually unheard of in the time and society she lived in. Remember this was 2000 years ago in a culture that was slightly male centered; actually it was very male centered. Females weren’t exactly more

  • Joseph

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Dec 20, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    A Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Sermon

    Christmas Eve Service Luke 2:1-14 "Joseph" Sermon   2:1 ¶ In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. 2 This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be enrolled, each to his own city. 4 more

  • New Years Day: God Is Working His Purpose Out!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jan 4, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    A sermon given on New Years Day, encouraging and challenging the church to know our Bible better this year, to work together, to listen to God in the tough decisions, and to learn from the character of Joseph - a righteous man.

    Have you ever looked back at a chain of events and been amazed? 14 years ago I was involved with Camberley Youth for Christ. In faith we booked a band called ‘Triumph’ to come and spend a few days in a local school. We needed £650 to run the event; we had about £50 available. The band came, had more

  • 0004 Advent Iv: John The Schitzophrenic's Testimony Series

    Contributed by Mark Woolsey on Jan 6, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Examining the testimony of John the "Schitzophrenic".

    Sermon: John the Schitzophrenic’s Testimony. Text: John 1:19-34 (yes, I know the BCP stops at v28) Occasion: Advent IV Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, December 18, 2005 Audio link: more

  • Runner Up Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jan 9, 2006
    based on 17 ratings

    Beginning on series on Jesus’ life, actions, words, and ministry. This is a New Year’s message about making Jesus #1 in our lives.

    John 1:6-9 – Runner Up I’d like to begin this morning by reading John 1:6-9. Today is of course New Year’s Day. It’s the 1st day of the 1st month of the new year. Today we are going to talk a little about being first, and being second, and what all that means. I’d like to take more